Monthly Archives: February 2008

“Las Posadas”: Linking Faith with Social Action

  Last December the National Coalition for Dignity and Permanent Residency organized a traditional religious celebration called “Las Posadas” (which means “shelter”) but with a new twist. This celebration honors Mary and Joseph’s journey from Nazareth to Bethlehem in search … Continue reading

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“South of the Border” College Parties

Why are “South of the Border” parties becoming popular on college campuses?  This CNN report focuses on two “South of the Border” parties at University of Delaware and Santa Clara University(California).  This report mentions campus segregation between whites and Latinos as being … Continue reading

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“South of the Border” Amusement Park

Has anybody visited Pedroland? Well if you happen to be in South Carolina and pass by the town of Dillon, you are in for a rude awakening. Or you can visit Pedroland online.  Every Latino and Latina stereotype you can think of is there for … Continue reading

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